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Aug 11, 2013 9:00am EDT
in afghanistatn and pakistan is on the way to defeat. >> president obama with the marines this week. osama bin laden is gone, but his number two man is still around, and so is his personal assistant, who has planned an attack on american targets, leading to the closing of 19 embassies and the stat department has ordered nonessenential staff to leave te u.s. consulate and issued a travel warning. colby, the game is not over. >> the game is not over and raises questions about the information that led to the decision and how we got it. it goes back to the mega-data that has been gathered. does it suggest there is value in what they have done? the activity that we have been reading about -- there is fruit from it that allows them to take the action they have taken? the threat has not gone away. >> how about this -- we do not want another benghazi? is that the message? >> it islear part ofof the motivation was because of benghazizi, the embarrassment, e fact the sto will not go away and we dnot have explanations as to why the warnings were ignored, etc., but there is a larger problem in that al qae
NBC
Aug 13, 2013 4:30am EDT
with d.c.'s fire and ems department could have put the health of president and obama and the first lady at risk. we have learned the ambulance scheduled to accompany president obama, broke down, which led to multiple problems. >> as president obama travels to and from the white house, the number one concern of his motorcade is keeping the president safe. one critical constant is a d.c. fire zms ambulance, typically medic one, trailing behind in the event of a medical emergency. but on august 8th as the president and first lady were leaving to celebrate mr. obama's 50 second birthday, medic one ran out of gas. >> fire officials concerned that the vehicle was towed to apparatus division and is now being repaired off site. the crew should have but did not fill up the tank thatdy. sources say the bigger issue is the fuel gauge had been broken for months and had not been repaired. >> why did it run out? was it a faulty gas gauge. how long did they know. >> for months d.c. councilman has been critical of the department for not quickly addressing a fleet in disrepair. >> this is just an exampl
NBC
Aug 9, 2013 6:00am EDT
terror groups are a potential danger to u.s. citizens throughout that country. >> and president obama is likely to be questioned about the global terror threat at a pre-vacation news conference today at the white house. he already knows to expect questions about the growing strain on the relationship with russia. >> we had a lot of fish to fry, if you will, with the russians. >> one op one meeting with president vladimir putin during a trip to russia next month, we're going to have a lot more that coming up in a live report at 6:30. >> a woman is in custody after police say she abducted her own sons and then led them on an hours-long manhunt. the two boys are now back in protective custody this morning. our john gonzalez has more on this developing story. he is live outside of d.c. police headquarters in northwest washington. john? >> jummy, a possible child abuse case turned abduction. this morning we're told the two boys are safe and sound but still a lot of questions this morning. this was a seven-hour manhunt and it all started, of all places, at children's hospital here in the di
NBC
Aug 9, 2013 5:00am EDT
in the middle east and he north africa earlier in week. president obama will hold a press conference today. >> that's right. he's expected to answer a number of questions before he goes on vacation, anywhere from terror threats to frosty relations with russia. we go to brianne carter with more. bri. >> good morning to you, jummy and scott. that's right, we haven't heard much from the president on a number of these issues but we expect that will all change later this afternoon. he has scheduled a press conference here in the oval office at the white house and we expect he'll talk about a host of issues including this latest terror alert as well as the relationship between the united states and russia. as you may recall earlier this week president obama cancelling his one-on-one meeting with russian president vladimir putin. white house officials said at the time a lack of, quote, significant progress on a wide array of critical issues between the two countries as the reason. we do expect he will expand on that later today. now, one issue, of course, is that of syria. we know the two leaders
NBC
Aug 11, 2013 10:00am EDT
to go back to what president obama said about him not being a patriot. it was the voice of the american revolution, thomas payne who said it was someone who saves his country from his government. we heard about the alleged disasters that would ensue because of what edward has done. back to the bradley manning case, at the damage phase, the united states conceded not one person has been injured and impaired because of of what he disclosed. >> what was your reaction when you heard the president he's not a patriot? >> i would say, again, i think he was put in a tough spot. there's many questions that should have been asked that were not. i would have liked to see them ask about the dea special operation division, many other things, his treatment of whistle blowers. but if he's a patriot or others like peter king who says he's a traitor, what i would say is my son has spoken the truth. he sacrificed more than the president of the united states or peter king have ever in their political careers and their american lives. how they choose to characterize him really isn't -- >> you're not open t
NBC
Aug 8, 2013 4:30am EDT
fulfill a death wish. that exchange prompted them to close the courtroom. >> and president obama will not meet face to face with russian president vladimir put tin next month. the white house abruptly canceled the summit many that was scheduled to take place in moscow, and he says it is the lack of -- >> . >> mcdonald refinanced his home and restructures loans on other properties and this comes as he repays johnny williams senior. those gifts total more than $150,000. documents show the transaction, but does not show if the money was used to repay williams. >> and some more news, metro riders faced two of the project is finally underway. phase two will extend the line to dulles. crews are now doing some survey work, to take place daily from 6:00 in the morning until 6:00 at night. that work is not expected to impact traffic or parking. >> 44:00 t, those numbers continue to have a nice slow steep incline, don't they? >> i know, we started to low this week. we are going to get past the 84-degreings today, and make it to near 90. but we have to get through between now and then. a fe
NBC
Aug 9, 2013 4:30am EDT
experts are worried they'll set their sights on a soft target like a hotel. president obama will address a preference today, his last day before going on vacation to martha's vineyard. >> two young boys in protective custody after police say their mother abducted them. the two boys went missing from children's hospital in gaithersburg. they were taken there after one of them appeared to have bruises. the two brothers were found safe with their mother several hours later. the mother is in custody. >> d.c. police confirmed a shooting is a homicide now. this happened last night in the 4100 block of wheeler road in southeast. a 31-year-old man was shot and killed. police are looking for an adult wearing a white tee shirt and red cap. taking a look now at business headlines, more cable tv customers are fed up with cable bills and looking elsewhere. >> our military may be getting a new look in the uniform department. linda bell joins us live from bloomberg headquarters in new york with these stories. good morning, linda. >> good morning to you, jummy and scott. right now there are 10 different
NBC
Aug 13, 2013 6:00am EDT
.s. and brazil. >> president obama formerly orders the director of national intelligence to set up a outside review board to analyze the government's surveillance techniques. now the president also ordered him to have the board report its findings no later than december 15th. president announced the boards creation at a knew conference last week. >> it is 6:37, and 75 degrees outside. still ahead here, we have incredible video of a gas line exploding. >> also, ahead, solving the mystery after a priest seemed to come from nowhere to pray at a missouri crash scene, and then just hi. in frederiksberg virginia. >> we have gather as few of our friends to say. >> "good morning washington." >> yeah! good morning to you as well. we here, we want to honor some of the young heros in our area. >> we are giving away $1,000 grants to children who are passionate about improving their communities. to be eligible you have to be between the age of five and 18. /summer heros to apply. the deadline is september 1st. >> yes, we have had showers and even some thunderstorms. most of us now is going to be confined
NBC
Aug 11, 2013 6:00am EDT
week "on the money." president obama took his economic show on the road this week pitching housing reform in phoenix. mr. obama called the winding down the fannie mae and freddie mac which hold most of the mortgages are in the united states. he called for a limited government role and increase in private lending in the housing market. >> for too long these companies were allowed to make huge profits buying mortgages knowing that if their best went bad, taxpayers would be left holding the bag. >> meanwhile the markets broke a three-day slide on thursday catching their breath and consolidating a bit. it was the longest losing streak in more than a month. the markets fell on friday. earnings season is winding down. disney beat analysts' expectations though its venues fell short. 21st century fox had its first earnings report since it split newscorp. the company beat expectations as did aol and time warner. a poor performance for many small cars in an important safety test. half of the vehicles tested by the insurance institute for highway safety did not do well. nissan sentra was rate
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